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Posted on: March 24, 2024 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Two students vie to be Moraine’s next Student Trustee

Press release from Student Life Student Trustee Debate Scheduled A Student Trustee Debate has been scheduled for Wednesday, March 27 from 1:00-2:00 in Building U, U-111. Come meet the candidates and learn more about why they believe they should be your Student Trustee. Your two candidates are listed below with their letters of introduction. More information will be provided in The Glacier the week of April 1. Stefanie DaCosta My…

Posted on: February 19, 2024 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Children’s Learning Center provides care and community

Photo provided by Children’s Learning Center social media By Carol Borges-Moux, Staff Writer The Children’s Learning Center is one of the many resources provided by Moraine Valley Community College to assist and support its community. The Children’s Learning Center is more than a daycare; it’s a second home and support system to many little ones and their families. Only being re-opened for a couple of months, it has been able…

Posted on: February 11, 2024 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Review: Kaia Olsen – Instar Exhibit depicts freedom and friction

By Aimee Bustamante Recently on display were several art pieces by artist Kaia Olsen of Chicago, IL inside the Performing Arts building on Moraine’s main campus.  Kaia Olsen, with expertise in sculpting, dance, and filmmaking introduced his new exhibit–– Instar; which brought several different designs made of wood and steel materials. Once walking into the art gallery, I was overcome with excitement and curiosity. The designs pull you all from…

Posted on: September 10, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

MV campus comes back to life at Fall Fest

Photo by Marcus Collins, Photo editor Maura Vizza, Communications Specialist and Sports Information Coordinator, surveys the giant chalkboard where students record what they value each year. By Amalia Thompson, Staff Writer As the leaves start to fall and the pumpkin spice fills the air, we know that fall is on its way. What this means for Moraine Valley students of course, is that it’s time for the first main event…

Posted on: May 15, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

MV baseball team turns season around in final weeks

Photo By Aidan McGuire Cyclones pitcher/catcher Gilberto Hernandez goes up to bat in front of Skyhawks catcher Drew Woolley. By Aidan McGuire, News Editor Moraine’s baseball team has proven to be a team of resilience this season. Despite a rocky start, which included a losing streak of 12 games, the Cyclones managed to secure a spot in the playoffs and be in the top 12 teams. However, they didn’t keep…

Posted on: May 15, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Walking through Moraine’s history with President Jenkins

Produced by Aidan McGuire, News Editor; Cohosted with Nick Stulga, Editor-in-Chief As President Jenkins nears her retirement, Glacier editors Nick Stulga and Aidan McGuire tour her office and Moraine’s boardroom as Jenkins tells her heartfelt stories from her extensive time serving the college. Included in the tour are various artifacts collected by Jenkins during her time at the college and ceremonial items used for graduation.

Posted on: May 14, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Contactless connections in post-COVID world lead to loneliness

As the scent of freshly ground coffee beans wafted throughout the C building, something was amiss at the newly built White Sheep Cafe. Where the cashier once stood a few weeks earlier, a massive touchscreen display was now installed. Students gathered in a line to order off this display while a single barista prepared the orders. There was an eerie quietness about the interaction–or lack thereof– between the students and…

Posted on: May 14, 2023 Posted by: Glacier Staff Comments: 0

Pop Corner: Rewinding the year to reflect

Hosted by Emily Stephens, Graphics Editor, and Niki Kowal, Arts & Entertainment Editor Pop Corner is Moraine Valley’s hub for all things pop culture. Join Glacier editors Niki Kowal and Emily Stephens as they dish on movies, celebrities, music and so much more. New episodes every Tuesday! On this week’s episode, Niki, Emily, and Thalia reflect upon this past spring semester and laugh about the memories they’ve all created.